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Federal Judge Blocks U.S. Deportation Of Iraqis Nationwide

9 hours 57 min ago

A restraining order that initially covered Detroit now applies to the U.S., as a judge cites potentially "grave consequences" for 1,400 Iraqis at risk of being deported from the U.S.

Pacing, Crying, Frustration: Cosby Juror On The 52 Hours That Ended In Mistrial

10 hours 24 min ago

Bobby Dugan, 21, says he pushed the jury to convict Bill Cosby on two of three charges and that it was dispiriting to leave the case unresolved after so much deliberation.

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Mom Of Cross-Border Shooting Victim 'Still Waiting For Victory'

11 hours 8 min ago

Because Sergio Hernandez was standing outside of U.S. territory when he was shot to death, a lawsuit had been impossible — until the Supreme Court weighed in Monday.

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CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

11 hours 33 min ago

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that 22 million people would lose coverage with the Senate bill. That includes 15 million people on Medicaid, and others who could no longer afford insurance.

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Google Hit With $2.7 Billion Fine By European Antitrust Monitor

13 hours 13 min ago

The European Commission says Google "abused its market dominance as a search engine by promoting its own comparison shopping service in its search results, and demoting those of competitors."

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From Birth To Death, Medicaid Affects The Lives Of Millions

15 hours 7 min ago

Medicaid has become a prime target of Republicans in Congress who want to rein in the program's costs, which totaled $350 billion in 2015. We take a look at what all that money pays for.

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Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel

15 hours 8 min ago

The president is using the Trump International Hotel, blocks from the White House, to raise money for his campaign operation, which has generated revenue for Trump businesses.

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In This LA Neighborhood, Protest Art Is A Verb

15 hours 35 min ago

About a third of Boyle Heights' 90,000 residents live below the poverty line. But lower rents have attracted art galleries to the area, and that is drawing the ire of residents and activists.

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White House Suspects Syria Is Preparing For Another Chemical Attack

19 hours 58 min ago

A statement says the observed "activities" recall those before an April 4 strike that killed civilians, including children. It warns the Assad government that it would "pay a heavy price."

Degrees of Maybe: How We Can All Make Better Predictions

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 21:00

Pundits and prognosticators make predictions all the time: about everything from elections, to sports, to global affairs. This week, we explore why they're often wrong, and how we can all do better.

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Majority Of Global Poll Respondents Find Trump Arrogant, Dangerous

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:07

At the end of Obama's term, 64 percent of respondents said they were confident in the U.S. president, compared to 22 percent now. Now only two countries' respondents prefer Trump over Obama.

TSA Catches Live Lobster At Boston's Logan Airport

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:51

The crustacean weighed more than 20 pounds and was found alive inside a passenger's cooler at Boston's Logan Airport, according to the TSA.

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Google Says It Will No Longer Read Users' Emails To Sell Targeted Ads

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:40

The company says it will make the change later this year, bringing Gmail in line with its business products. But Google has already gathered a lot of data on users since it launched Gmail in 2004.

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Routine DNA Sequencing May Be Helpful And Not As Scary As Feared

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:01

A study of whole genome sequencing found that while many people discovered genetic variations linked to rare diseases, they didn't overreact to the news.

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GOP Senate Bill Would Cut Health Care Coverage By 22 Million

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:39

Congressional forecasters say a Senate Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million more people uninsured in the next decade.

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On Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary, Listen To His NPR Debut

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:28

The first Harry Potter book came out 20 years ago today. One year later, in 1998, was the first time we mentioned the book, on All Things Considered. Here's Margot Adler's piece in its entirety.

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Same-Sex Marriage Support At All-Time High, Even Among Groups That Opposed It

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:07

Nearly half of Republicans and more than half of African-Americans now express support for same-sex marriage, according to a new report from Pew. Here are six takeaways from the report.

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Facial Recognition May Boost Airport Security But Raises Privacy Worries

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:03

If you travel from Boston's Logan Airport to Aruba on JetBlue you can use your face as identification rather than a passport. Similar experiments in facial recognition are underway at other airports.

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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Goes On Trial On Securities Fraud Charges

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:57

Shkreli is charged with committing a series of frauds well before he became "the most hated man in America." He's been livestreaming and spending lavishly, though according to his lawyer, he's broke.

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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Goes On Trial For Securities Fraud

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:57

Shkreli is charged with committing a series of frauds well before he became "the most hated man in America." He's been live-streaming and spending lavishly, though according to his lawyer, he's broke.

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